Weekend Update – 06/28/13

Good Morning Bear Mafia and Happy Friday!

This weekend you need to get off the computer and celebrate. Two key milestones were won in the community and while the fight for equality in all aspects of our life still goes on we have reason to relish that we are one step closer.
Danny’s Point of View kicks off the weekend with Leather night. Join in the fun with leather, bears and beer. Get your drink on at 10pm at Danny’s Point of View-formerly The View, and start the weekend right. https://www.facebook.com/events/267887856683021/

So you’ve seen the pics you know you are curious-why not get all hot bothered and sweaty this Saturday morning.
Bear Volleyball is every Saturday at 9AM at Weltner Park, just off 76th and State Line. Whether you just want to come hang out, play or just oogle the bears. All experience levels welcome. https://www.facebook.com/events/330012000462808/

Mafia Movie Day- The Heat…no not the ones in Miami. Join Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy do the buddy cop thing. At AMC Ward Parkway 11:15am https://www.facebook.com/events/487215154697700/

Backyard Bear Bash-Down with DOMA Celebration: Greg and Mike always throw a great BarBQ and this weekend is one to really join in on the fun. This is a great way to sit down and get to know your other Bear Mafia -Bearfiosos? Please bring a side dish as Greg and Mike will supply the hamburgers and hotdogs. BYOB. Party starts at 5pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/515016878563661/

Reminder- We are having a Fundraiser planning meeting Monday July 1st @ 7pm on Google hangout. Looking for people to help out with our next big fundraiser-won’t you lend a hand? Click here for details: https://www.facebook.com/events/612471415453734/

Welcome new members Stephan Housenga, Mel Campos, Larry J. Mulik, Howard Callahan and Justin Wolf. Hope to see you guys at one of the events above or at a future one.

All members are welcome to post events. If you are interested in touring the Aquarium, a museum or just want to get a bunch of bears for dinner one night. All you have to do is click this link and post an event. https://www.facebook.com/groups/10150095291435104/events/

The key is if you are planning on going and perhaps want some company -post the event. You might get 1 person to join you or 10, the thing to remember is that if you were already going -others are just joining in on the fun.

Stay home and do nothing this weekend? FURRRRGGET ABOUT IT!

Weekend Update – 06/21/2013

Good Morning Bear Mafia and happy Friday!

It’s going to be a hot one this weekend so stay cool.



Mafia Movie Night: GBF-Gay Best Friend. Join us as we check out one of the selections for the KC Gay FilmFest. Movie starts at 8:30pm. Best to buy tickets in advance as these tend to sell out. https://www.facebook.com/events/398557136926574/

Be sure to check out the entire film line up here: http://www.outherenow.com/



Bear Volleyball, ok listen you hear about this all the time, right? Why not come and check out all the fun. We have spectators, players of all levels. Even if you never played before it is a  great time and an awesome way to meet some of the other bears in the group. It’ free and we get going before it gets too hot out. So come on what are you waiting for?



Mafia Movie Night: Interior Leather Bar. We are checking out another selection for the KC Gay Film Fest- once again. get tickets ahead of time. This movie is based on the cut footage from the movie Cruising http://www.outherenow.com/interiorleatherbar.html



Mafia Move Day: World War Z, join us as we check out Brad Pitt’s tale about zombies. We will probably grab a bite to eat after . https://www.facebook.com/events/493146297418123/


Mafia 2nd Quarter Meeting. KC Bear Mafia is your group.Want to get involved? Want to see what lies ahead? Want to do more in the community? Hell, want to just meet other hot bears like yourself? Well we need your help-the group needs to find those that can come in and work to getting events projects etc… off the ground.  There are currently 2 open positions for Committee Chairs, Events and Fundraising. Meeting starts at 2:15 at the Johnson County Library Antioch Branch at 8700 Shawnee Mission Parkway. Hope to see you there. https://www.facebook.com/events/173332142827603/



Thursday Nights are Viewing or Volleyball Nights!

We will be hosting a weekly viewing of Where the Bears Are Season 2 @ Hamburger Mary’s every Thursday @ 630pm. There will be weekly drawings for awesome swag each week just for attending.


Can’t get enough Volleyball join the bears in some weekday ball tossing at Leawood City Park @ 630pm.

This is a great example of the variety to choose from with the KC Bear Mafia.


Please welcome new members Thomas Fuller and Tyler Jenkins. Hope to see you at one of the events this weekend or one in the future.


Stay home and do nothing….Furrrget about it !

Weekend Update – 06/14/2013

Another fun filled summer weekend for you to come on out and meet some of the other bears in the Mafia.

Kick back and get ready to enjoy the weekend with some Coffee and the Bears. Bear Coffee kicks off the weekend at Crossroads Coffee starting tonight at 4pm.https://www.facebook.com/events/131325830402501/

Mafia Movie Night: Man of Steel- The wait is finally over, come check out the new Superman movie with the bears tonight as the soak up all the Krytonian hotness in IMAX 3-D at 7:45pm @ AMC Town Center, be sure to get your ticket in advance.https://www.facebook.com/events/361796840608997/

Wake up, grab some caffeine and then come join us for some summer fun at Saturday Morning Volleyball. We play every Saturdy at Weltner Park off State Line ad 76th street. All skill levels are welcome or if you want to come hang out and watch the bears play. We start at 9am and everything is free!https://www.facebook.com/events/340359039424843/

Mafia Movie Day: This is the End. What better way to end the weekend with an Apocalyptic comedy. Join us at AMC Ward Parkway @ 11:05am https://www.facebook.com/events/114121095464194/.

Welcome new members Andrew Chri-Fro, Elias Rodriguez, Ty Chamberlain, Wm. Howell, Les Longberg and Jeremy Lillig. Hope you guys can join us at one of the events above or one in the near future.

Stay home and do nothing this weekend…..FURRR Get about it!!!

Weekend Update – 06/07/2013

Good Morning Mafia and Happy Friday!

Hope everyone had a great PRIDE last week-Thanks to all who came out and helped raise money for LIKEMe Lighthouse.

Few events going on this weekend and we hope you can come and join in on the fun.

Another sad farewell, The View on the Hill will be ending it’s operations as we know it now tonight, June 7th. Come say good bye to a KCK original. View On the Hill 204 Orchard St, Kansas City, KS ‎ (913) 281-0833. ‎While the bar has been purchased by another party it is uncertain if it will continue as an LGBT friendly venue.

Volleyball weather is in full effect. Join the bears for fun in the sun every Saturday at 9am at Weltner Park of 75th and State Line. All skill levels are welcome. Don’t be afraid to try! If you are not into playing remember you can be an athletic supporter! https://www.facebook.com/events/142434839279379/

Here and Queer at the Nelson Art Gallery. Our very own Mafia member is going to give us a tour of the museum’s gay art for just us bears. Remember admission is FREE!! We will be gathering at the info Desk in the Bloch Building at 11am. https://www.facebook.com/events/584061731611803/
Welcome new members Kelly Shea-Mowrey, Randy Ballard, Magnus Erutan Knight and Ed Shaw. We hope you guys can join us at any of the above events or one in the future.

Stay home and do nothing this weekend…Furrrget about it!